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Football Game Tonight, 9-11 Ceremonies Saturday 9-11

September 10, 2010

As some of you may have heard already, the Board voted 8 to 1 to keep the current policy of allowing religious displays on the court house grounds. Thank you to those of you who wrote the board, prayed or came to the board meeting.

This is your victory. I have included some links up front and later in this letter on news coverage.

Expose: Loudoun's war on Christmas fails - the people prevail

The true and unvarnished story and background history of the year long War Against Christmas In Loudoun by the "Sarah Palin of our county", Barbara Curtis who frequently posts on a national blog "mommy life dot net"

http://mommylife.net/archives/2010/09/the_loudoun_boa.html

HS Football game tonight in Sterling

Park View High School holds its 3rd game of the season Friday night September 10 against Liberty HS, at 7 p.m.

Please contribute by paying admission, and buy snacks at the stand, profits go to the team expenses and are run by the parents of the students at Park View HS.

The team needs your support and don't forget to applaud the cheerleaders and the music provided by the band.

Delgaudio Comments on Attempt to Re-Write Historic War Against Christmas

Some members of the leftist extreme -- some Supervisors too-- have attempted to re-write recent political history.

Many of you know that there was a genuine threat based on public performance and that a pattern of attack on Christians, Christmas or religious displays appeared to be in place in Loudoun for the last 9 months.

Most citizens participating in this process, over 1200 signers to the petition for example, will ignore some negative comments following the Supervisors vote 8 to 1 to preserve religious freedom at the courthouse.

This is a time for celebration. I am grateful for the outpouring and the final vote to keep religious freedom at the courthouse grounds.

The negative comments by some are aimed at those who could fall victim again to outright fabrications.

Fact: This pattern of top Loudoun County government officials allowing the singling out of Christian displays or religious displays shows bias and discrimination practices hurtful to the entire population that wishes to express their religious beliefs publicly from the beginning (Thanksgiving 2009)

Fact: this Loudoun County government was prepared to abolish religious displays and most concerned citizens knew that was their plan as stated in the public documents, discussions and their "silence" is, actually, a position of allowing or approving of these published notices.

The pattern was established early that "silence" (see Thanksgiving 2009) as you allow, or consider, hurtful policies that single out one group is wrong.

Elected officials can not ignore a train wreck about to happen. And if they do not warn or try to stop it if they can, they are directly responsible for it.

Certainly the people objecting to the train wreck about to happen should not be blamed especially if the "conductors" are willfully ignoring the "passengers".

Its called "action by ommission".

The board of supervisors is directly responsible for the repeated public harassment of a large section of the Loudoun County population that believes firmly in religious freedom.

CLAIMS THAT "SILENCE" IS NOT A POSITION DOES NOT CUT IT.

Condemning attempts to limit religious liberty are what count. And 8 board members were "silent" for 3 months on this topic: June, July and August.

9-11 events

Chick-fil-A Sugarland Crossing 4 p.m. Saturday 9-11

Please join us on Saturday, 9/11 between 4-7PM when we honor the Sterling Volunteer Fire Co. & Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad during a Community Patriot Day Event.

Chick-fil-A is located at Sugarland Crossing 46920 Community Plaza Sterling opposite the Burlington Coat Factory.

Other celebrities coming:

Boy Scout Troop 572 will perform a flag ceremony, followed by the pledge of allegiance
National Anthem will be sung by Jeff Welsh of the Sterling Rescue Squad

Park View HS Drumline will perform, under the now famous, and humble, Jonathan Phillip. (They are also performing at tonight's Football game).

Dominion HS Band may come.David Short (President) and Mark Featherstone (VP) of Sterling Volunteer Fire Company will be on hand to accept donation checks. Make the checks payable to "Sterling Fire Company" or "Sterling Rescue Company", respectively.

Enjoy the entertainment (which begins at 4PM), and, of course, please buy Chic-Fil-A's food sine "A portion of all proceeds will be donated to the Sterling Volunteer Fire Co. & Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad, our local heroes." says Ellie Kim, the long time sponsor of this event.

ADAMS CENTER CONDEMNS TERRORISM AND EXTREMISM

All Dulles Area Muslim Society is hosting an event on 9-11 as well.

They have written me to say their "9th annual event to reflect on PEACE and GOODWILL to members of all faiths, all over the world. The Peace Gathering will allow us to reflect on and remember the victims, and their families, of the tragic events of Sept 11, 2001. Muslims condemn terrorism and extremism. We condemn the horrific terrorist attacks of 9/11. We pray for the defeat of extremism and terrorism. We pray for the safety and security of our country and its people."


The gathering will be held on Saturday September 11, 2010, 5:30PM-9:00 PM at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society(ADAMS) Main Center Main Hall on the 2nd Floor. Address: 46903 Sugarland Road, Sterling,VA 20164


Members of the ADAMS community will gather with the representatives of many various interfaith groups and local government officials in our effort to continue to build bridges of Peace and Understanding. In addition, The ADAMs center will honor the efforts made this past year by Law Enforcement and Interfaith/Civic Organizations.

My response: Thank you ADAMS CENTER for your frequent condemnations of terrorist acts against the USA and for having the guts to say it for 9 years.

>>>Movie also on SEPT. 11: CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS

Sterling Community Center tells me: Start the school year off to a fun start and join us for Family Night on Saturday, September 11, from 7pm-10pm. They will be playing some "crazy games" and showing the movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Don't forget your blankets and lawn chairs!

Other activities go to this link:
http://joineugene.com/news/article.php?article=6191

Crime Report 09/09/10
2030 hrs. 21600 block Calamary Cir. (next to Rolling Ridge Elementary School)

Burglary/Unlawful Entry: A resident walked into their residence and observed an unknown subject run from down the stairs and out the front door. Law enforcement was notified approximately 20 minutes after the incident occurred. Nothing was reported missing. A subject matching the description given by the homeowner was located. The case remains under investigation.

DELGAUDION IN THE NEWS

PAY RAISE DURING ECONOMIC DEPRESSSION?
DELGAUDIO VOTES NO

http://www.leesburg2day.com/articles/2010/09/09/news/9559board090910.txt

Associated Press: "God Save The County If they close that forum"-- Delgaudio
http://mddailyrecord.com/2010/09/08/from-jesus-to-jedi-loudon-county-oks-displays/

WTOP News, one of 4 reports is posted here
http://www.wtop.com/?nid=600&sid=2047850

Loudoun Times: Public displays to remain
http://www.loudountimes.com/index.php/news/article/public_displays_to_remain_on_courthouse_grounds909/

>>>WASHINGTON DC 911 Memorial Ceremony



On Saturday, September 11th there will be a 911 Memorial Ceremony from 8:45am (when the first tower was hit) to 10:30 (when the last tower fell). This Ceremony is intended to honor all those lost their lives for freedom on 9/11, those who have give their lives to defend freedom, and all those who dedicated their lives to the preservation of freedom. They will honor the fallen, revere the brave, and pay tribute to America's Heroes.

Maddy Curtis, American Idol finalist and the singer who graced our Sterling Substation Ceremony will sing.

Location: Washington Monument Stage at 15th & Constitution
Time: 8:45am-10:30am


http://www.marchondc.org/911Memorial.aspx


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EUGENE DELGAUDIO
STERLING DISTRICT

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